The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 101 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 31 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 5.38% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £157 £195
% change year-on-year
+91.69% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.94% +165.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £26.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £26.50 £11.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
IBM Notes
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
517 409 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.32% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 207 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.77 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.31 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 15 £318 +135.18% 3
Cheshire +11 14 £110 -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 50 (100.00%) Lotus
2 44 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (62.00%) MS Office
4 30 (60.00%) ITIL
5 28 (56.00%) MS Excel
6 25 (50.00%) Windows
6 25 (50.00%) SLA
6 25 (50.00%) HP
7 23 (46.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 23 (46.00%) Service Management
7 23 (46.00%) MCP
7 23 (46.00%) OpenView
8 20 (40.00%) Citrix
9 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
11 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
12 9 (18.00%) VPN
12 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
13 8 (16.00%) Information Security
13 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.00%) Apache
14 7 (14.00%) IIS
14 7 (14.00%) Cisco
14 7 (14.00%) SSL
14 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
14 7 (14.00%) Firewall
14 7 (14.00%) Clearswift
14 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (62.00%) MS Office
2 28 (56.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) VPN
2 7 (14.00%) SSL
2 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Service Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Help Desk Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Life Science
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) iPhone
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.00%) NetWare
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) ITIL
2 23 (46.00%) Service Management
3 8 (16.00%) Information Security
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) ITSM
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Email Migration
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (2.00%) IT Governance
8 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) VBScript
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) MCP
2 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) ISACA
4 3 (6.00%) CISMP
4 3 (6.00%) CISSP
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 23 (46.00%) OpenView
2 2 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Lotus
2 44 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) HP
4 20 (40.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco
5 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.00%) Clearswift
6 2 (4.00%) Novell
7 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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